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COEYMANS

Port of Coeymans seeks to be Half Moon’s year-round home

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
The Port of Coeymans wants to be the home for the Half Moon, the replica of Henry Hudson’s Dutch ship that has been educating area students since 1999, but could be relocated to The Netherlands because of a lack of funds and permanent berth.
 
WATERFORD

State canal system put on national register

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
It may not be memorialized in song, but the New York State Barge Canal, the 20th century offshoot of the famed Erie Canal, is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the National Park Service announced Wednesday.
 
Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
WASHINGTON

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. Now scientists have found the rest of the dinosaur and have new descriptions for it: goofy and weird.
 
Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States.
 
October treats: There was plenty of fall fun in ’89 and ’90

October treats: There was plenty of fall fun in ’89 and ’90

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Mike McCrea was in a medieval mood as "Medieval Faire" approached at Cathedral of All Saints in Albany in the fall of 1989. There were other October scenes playing in 1989 and 1990, the subject of this week's Capital Region Scrapbook.
 
Survey to help  track St. Johnsville's ‘rich heritage’
ST. JOHNSVILLE

Survey to help  track St. Johnsville's ‘rich heritage’

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
The Preservation League of New York State presented a $7,300 check to the village of St. Johnsville to complete a reconnaissance-level survey in the village to locate buildings with historic value.
 
David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies
NEW YORK

David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
David Greenglass, who served 10 years in prison for his role in the most explosive atomic spying case of the Cold War and gave testimony that sent his brother-in-law and his sister, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, to the electric chair in 1953, has died at 92.
 
In 1989, fall athletes were on the run and in the swing of things
CAPITAL REGION

In 1989, fall athletes were on the run and in the swing of things

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Just about every high school athlete is running this time year.
 
Confederate officer's wartime diary decoded
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Confederate officer's wartime diary decoded

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
A century and a half after a Confederate wrote his coded Civil War diary, a pair of Yankees have figured out why he took the extra precaution.
 
In 1989, fall athletes were on the run and in the swing of things

In 1989, fall athletes were on the run and in the swing of things

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Just about every high school athlete is running this time year. Guys and girls are sprinting after footballs, field hockey balls and soccer balls. Twenty-five years ago, kids were doing the same things.
 
With ‘Newsies’ coming, Proctors will be in spotlight like many times before

With ‘Newsies’ coming, Proctors will be in spotlight like many times before

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
Proctors, Schenectady’s landmark theater, will begin its 2014-15 Broadway Series on Saturday when “Newsies the Musical” begins a seven-day engagement. The State Street theater has also been a place for big shows, movies, magicians and musicians.
 
Gazette reporters, photographers are the subjects of this Scrapbook

Gazette reporters, photographers are the subjects of this Scrapbook

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
Today — as part of The Gazette’s observance of its 120th anniversary — writers and photographers receive their close-ups in Capital Region Scrapbook.
 
Mohonasen’s Class of '64 set for reunion

Mohonasen’s Class of '64 set for reunion

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014
Afternoons at Zubal’s market and nights at Rollarama and the Towne Tavern ended a long time ago for Rita Collins Piscitelli, Nick Constantino and Karen Blakelock Lyons. But those may be among the topics when they and fellow members of Mohonasen's Class of 1964 gather for their 50-year reunion.
 
Native American festival returns to Saratoga state park
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Native American festival returns to Saratoga state park

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
The Saratoga Native American Festival, held on the Saratoga Performing Arts Center grounds in past years, returned in a new location a few hundred yards away after a year’s absence.
 
TV special puts Stonehenge in spotlight
LOS ANGELES

TV special puts Stonehenge in spotlight

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
"Stonehenge Empire" focuses on the results of a five-year, high-tech effort to map the site and surroundings — including evidence of other monuments and burial mounds.
 
 

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